New Delhi: Luxury motorcycle brand Ducati Tuesday announced the appointment of Bipul Chandra as the managing director of the company’s India operation following Sergi Canovas moving to an international role.

Chandra in his earlier role, was Ducati India’s sales director, and has now assumed the position of MD. In his new role, Chandra will be responsible for spearheading Ducati’s business growth and network expansion in the country.

Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India said, “It’s an honor to be associated with a leading global super bike manufacturer. Looking forward to newer challenges in my role as the MD for Ducati in India.”

With more than 2 decades of experience in the auto industry, Chandra has played an key role in steering the growth and expansion of brands such as Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors and Bajaj Auto Ltd. Being an industry veteran, Chandra has excellent analytical skills, system and process orientation, strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a multicultural and geographical environment.